Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

The Kingdom of France was formed in 476 AD, and the first French Republic was established in 1792. The Kingdom of France lasted until 1792, and was briefly restored in 1814–1815 and 1815–1848. The current France was created in 1958.

Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron is a French banker and politician who has been President of France since 2017. Macron is ex officio one of the two Co-Princes of Andorra. Macron is France’s youngest head of state since Napoleon I. He was reelected in 2022, making him the first French president in two decades to win a second term.

French fries are called pommes frites in French.

Pommes means “apple” and frite means “fries”.

Pommes is short for pommes de terre, which means “apples of the earth”.

Frites means “deep-fried”.